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  1. Byron Scott faces unrealistic expectations with current version o...

    Arash Markazi

    There is excitement in Laker Land thanks to the hiring of Byron Scott, but expectations need to be tempered for this current club, writes Arash Markazi.

    Story | Conversation | July 29, 2014
  2. Rapid Reaction: Clippers 111, Warriors 98

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Blake Griffin has reached plenty of milestones during his first four seasons in the NBA. He reached another one on Wednesday as the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Golden State Warriors, 111-98. Griffin joined Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  3. Lakers legends rip Howard

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Dwight Howard's old avatar on Twitter used to be a picture of him in a Los Angeles Lakers uniform with the retired jerseys of George Mikan, Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Shaquille O'Neal hanging behind him. Howard was e...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  4. Dwight Howard, Los Angeles Lakers relationship just never worked ...

    Arash Markazi

    It should have been clear Dwight Howard was never the right fit for the Lakers.

    Story | Conversation | July 05, 2013
  5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, signature skyhook honored by Los Angeles Lak...

    Arash Markazi

    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's skyhook has been captured in bronze for future generations of basketball fans.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2012
  6. Comparing Howard with past Lakers greats

    Arash Markazi

    ESPN.com Illustration LOS ANGELES -- Before Dwight Howard was introduced as the Los Angeles Lakers' newest center last month, he took a quick tour of the team's training facility. As he walked around Jeanie Buss' office, he took a long look at the 1...

    Blog | September 18, 2012
  7. Jamaal Wilkes finally gets his due

    Arash Markazi

    Jamaal Wilkes always knew this day would come. He never lost faith he would one day be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He just wasn't so sure if he would actually be around to see it. "I was hopeful that it would come ...

    Blog | September 07, 2012
  8. Dwight Howard in tears meeting Kareem

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- After mentioning on Twitter that he would like to work out with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, new Los Angeles Laker Dwight Howard took the first step towards that plan by sitting down with the Hall of Fame center Monday afternoon. "Just sat ...

    Blog | September 04, 2012
  9. Los Angeles Lakers' Dwight Howard eager to work out with Kareem A...

    Arash Markazi

    After mentioning on Twitter that he would like to work out with Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, new Laker Dwight Howard took the first step towards that plan by sitting down with the Hall of Fame center Monday afternoon.

    Story | Conversation | September 03, 2012
  10. Los Angeles Lakers to add Kareem Abdul-Jabbar statue, retire numb...

    Arash Markazi

    The Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday announced the dates of three events next season to honor Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Jamaal Wilkes and Shaquille O'Neal.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2012
  11. Bynum's reaction ... a good one

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Andrew Bynum sat in front of his locker with a scowl instead of a smile. He was brief with his answers, short with his time and limited with his patience. As Bynum took a page out of Kobe Bryant's playbook of succinct, pithy answers...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  12. Shaquille O'Neal says his situation different from Dwight Howard'...

    Arash Markazi

    Shaquille O'Neal clarified comments he made about Dwight Howard recently and why it would be a travesty if he left Orlando.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2012
  13. Shaq says jersey retirement one of his career highlights

    Arash Markazi

    LOS ANGELES -- Shaquille O'Neal was always afraid the day would never come. When he signed with the Los Angeles Lakers in 1996, he always dreamed he would one day see his jersey retired alongside Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Worthy, ...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  14. Abdul-Jabbar

    Arash Markazi

    Admiration for Abdul-Jabbar's career tempered by perceptions of off-court demeanor

    Story | Conversation | August 10, 2011
  15. About the ESPN Los Angeles Hall of Fame

    Arash Markazi

    "If I had more time, I would have written you a shorter letter."-- Blaise Pascal What are we doing here? We're letting you elect ESPNLA's inaugural Hall of Fame: Watch I couldn't help but think of this quote when I w...

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2011
  16. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar doesn't feel 'appreciated' by Lakers

    Arash Markazi

    Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar elaborated on his fractured relationship with the Los Angeles Lakers, saying Thursday that he's been mistreated and that the franchise no longer appreciates him.

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2011